Lecture 4

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Unformatted text preview: e. Peel becomes your map While possible to do, it is not always convenient. In coming classes & labs (Lab #2), you will learn more about map projections – You can follow the online module on A2L (for Lab) – And you can read the content using Norton’s online materials Geographic Tools: The Map – Sept 17, 2013 Human Geographies: Society & Culture Key Considerations: 4. Map Type • • • In the description and explanation of spatial data geographers often use maps - Different kinds of spatial data, & different types of spatial analysis demand different map types Maps serve two primary purposes: a) The (accurate) representation of data b) Dot Maps • Several different map types are typically used to17, 2013 solve Geographic Tools: The Map – Sept Human Geographies: Society & Culture Key Considerations: 4. Map Type • ‘Accurate’ representation of spatial data Geographic Tools: The Map – Sept 17, 2013 Human Geographies: Society & Culture Key Considerations: 4. Map Type • • Dot Maps: Reveal patterns of spa...
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2014 for the course GEOG 1HA3 taught by Professor Peace during the Fall '08 term at McMaster University.

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